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Darjeeling Sungma First Flush 2014 from Happy Earth Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea Where to Buy: Happy Earth Tea Tea Description: Black tea is the most consumed type of tea around the world. Black tea (or red tea in China) is tea made by complete oxidation of the green tea leaf during the manufacturing process. The flavors generally described in Black tea are: aromatic, astringent, biscuity, bold, brisk, crisp, floral, fruity, malty, nutty, smoky, spicy and sweet. Our line of black tea includes some of the best harvests from Organic tea gardens of Darjeeling, Nepal and China besides our own house blends. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Read More

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Singbulli Darjeeling Black Tea First Flush 2014 from Happy Earth Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea Where to Buy: Happy Earth Tea Tea Description: A well-crafted Darjeeling first flush tea, with refreshing floral and lime notes. DRY TEA: Long carefully rolled clonal leaves with shades of light and dark green. Amazingly soft and silky to touch. It has a fluffy body therefore you have to use a little more than usual for to make your cup. The dry leaf has herbaceous notes including lemongrass. INFUSION: The leaves unfurl to vivid green, affording a nose of floral essence. Hints of citrus. CUP: The pale amber liquor yields offers a sweet floral and Read More

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Harmutty Assam by Golden Tips Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Golden Tips Tea Description: An outstanding strong and bold black tea from the popular Harmutty tea estate in Assam. The finely crafted dark black leaves boast of select golden tips and make for a bright red liquoring cup. The tea brings in an abundance of maltiness and a woody character which are cherished by connoisseurs who love their cup full-bodied. The lingering aftertaste engulfs your mouth. A perfect-start for a long day.  Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This is a first flush Assam from Golden Tips Tea, picked in March 2014 on Read More

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Halmari Gold Assam by Golden Tips Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Golden Tips Tea Description: Assam is a celebrated tea growing region in the world and there is no doubt over the fact that Assam black teas are the most sought-after in the world. However, even in Assam, there are those rare and special days when ideal climatic conditions backed by intuitive manufacturing excellence garnered by years of experience prepares something as rare as this Halmari Gold Clonal Black Tea. Handpicked from superior P126 clonal bushes at the Halmari Tea estate, the opulent appearance of the tea is characteristic of an almost equal combination Read More

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Sencha of the Wind Green Tea from Yunomi

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Green Where to Buy:  Yunomi.us Tea Description: A tea popular with female customers in Japan, our Sencha of the Wind or 風の煎茶, is a sencha with a soft sweetness. Grown on southeast facing rolling hills at an altitude of 500 meters (1640 feet) and harvested in late May, the cultivation technique is very similar to our Kabuse Sencha. However, in addition to being harvested slightly later than the Kabuse, this tea does not use the Yabukita variety of tea plant (said to be the most suitable for Japanese tea) and is instead cultivated on standard tea plants. Read More